Canary-One

Canary-One™ combines two micro-fabricated components: a chemical pre-concentrator and a SAW micro-balance detector. Canary-One™ cycles every 20 seconds reporting on the identification of nerve or blister agents in air. The system self cleans after each analysis.

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Douglas Adkins
(505) 553-4418
3825 Academy Parkway South NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109-4410
www.defiant-tech.com
Manufacturer
Defiant Technologies
Product Name
Canary-One
Detection Category
Chemical
Detection Principle
Sensors;
Detection Method
Surface Acoustic Wave Detection;
Application
Gas Analysis; Emergency Response;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
Canary-One™ combines two micro-fabricated components: a chemical pre-concentrator and a SAW micro-balance detector. Canary-One™ cycles every 20 seconds reporting on the identification of nerve or blister agents in air. The system self cleans after each analysis.
Availability
DISCONTINUED
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Dimensions
7.5 x 5 x 2.125 in (19 x 12.7 x 5.4 cm)
Weight
26 oz (737 g)
Power Requirements
Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery charger and A/C adapter.
Transportability
Handheld
Durability
Designed for field use.
Calibration Schedule
Should be calibrated every few months for optimum performance
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Pump replacement when needed.
Communications Interface
A serial interface cable is provided, a USB adapter cable is optional.
Unit Cost
$15,000.00
Maintenance Cost
Vendor offers maintenance contract for ¼ sales cost (covering calibration, firmware upgrades, cleaning and replacing damaged parts).
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Tested with dimethyl methylphosphonate, diethyl methylphosphonate, and methyl salicylate.
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ppb
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Vendor reports that a chemical coating on the preconcentrator ignores interfering chemicals while collecting target analytes. Selectivity for phosphonates >6000 to 1 over diesel and >500,000 to 1 over water.
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
20 seconds
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
20 seconds
Alarm Capability
Can be configured for alarms.
Software Control
Serial data output for remote applications.
Operator Skills Required
Non-technical background
Training Available
On request
Manuals Available
Yes
Warranties
Vendor offers maintenance contract for ¼ sales cost (covering calibration, firmware upgrades, cleaning, and replacing damaged parts).
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